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Dec 27, 2012 11:00am PST
region 1, substance abuse and mental health services administration, u.s. department of health and human services, boston, massachusetts. kathryn, there's approximately 2.3 million active military men and women and about 22 million vets. um, talk to us a little bit about why military families are important to our national security. well, i think that one of the most important reasons that we are paying attention to the military family is because we know that this particular conflict is taking a major toll on military service members and their families. i think it's mrs. obama who uses the statistic, saying that 1 percent of the people are doing 100 percent of the fighting. and i think that statement really resonates with all of us across the united states who really want to understand and help, um, the military family members who have served in the defense of our country to come back into their communities and to really be fully integrated and fully reintegrated into their communities. and i think that we all carry a sense of ownership and a sense of responsibility about that commu
Dec 19, 2012 8:00pm EST
youngsters who attend these tragedies. john madden who have had a background of mental health issues. >> that's adult mental health in the united states in 2011. as to substance abuse and mental health services administration about 45.6 million for some form of mental illness. 11.5 the series mental illness, 8 million had substance abuse disorders in 2011. 8.5 million had serious thoughts of suicide and 31.6 billion americans receive mental health services. fetishistic adult mental health and youth mental health, ages 12 to the accident scene also from the substance abuse and mental health ibis' administration. about 2 million had major episodes. 36% use illicit drugs, 18% with substance abuse disorders. 3.1 receive counseling or treatment and the most common reason for mental health services was depression. congressman, the tu. what are the federal health care programs right now that our taxpayer money is going towards and how are they used in this area? >> guest: that is something i'm calling for a full review among all the programs under the energy and commerce committee. we need to list everyone. this programs and the department of justice in prisons. my colleague was saying not enough. this programs under h
Dec 19, 2012 7:00am EST
health issues. host: adult mental health in 2011, from the substance abuse and mental health services administration, 45.6 million with mental illness. host: that is with adult mental- healt health. about 2 million had major depressive episodes for youth. host: the most common reason was depression. what of the programs that the taxpayer money is going for and how reare they used? guest: we to list everyone of those -- we need to list every one of those. there are programs under health and human services. there are things that do with housing. we throw a lot of money at this. we have to make sure they are effective. this is where congress can play a vital role. is it getting to the level of treating the patient or is akaka. washington, d.c.? --or its it caught up here in washington, d.c.? we want to make sure we're doing a thorough review of the law. every state has some law -- if you're over 14 in pennsylvania, you can sign yourself out. there are a lot of things we don't let kids decide when they are 14. "i need them to be in an institution or hospital, psychiatric hospital or something." the 14 year-ol
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